Marco Rubio is a Republican U.S. senator elected in 2010 to represent Florida. He defeated Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, an independent candidate, and U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek, a Democratic candidate, in an unusual three-way Senate race. Rubio previously served in the Florida House of Representatives, including two years as House Speaker.
Marco Rubio was born in Miami on May 28, 1971, his parents both Cuban exiles. He graduated from the University of Florida and the University of Miami Law School. He and his wife, Jeanette Dousdebes-Rubio, live in West Miami with their four children.
WASHINGTON — Sen. Marco Rubio did not hold back criticism — of the president, Congress or a potential 2016 presidential rival — in a foreign policy speech Wednesday that called for aggressive U.S. engagement in the world's hot spots.
WASHINGTON — Florida Sens. Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio say the United States will be in for a long fight against the Islamic State group, a conflict that they warn could involve American troops on the ground.
WASHINGTON — Top aides to Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, two of the most vehement anti-Communist voices in Washington, took an all expenses paid trip to China this month courtesy of the Chinese government.
A year ago this month, Sen. Marco Rubio was heckled as he took the stage at a conservative gathering in Orlando.
Buried amid widespread calls that the young migrants fleeing to the southern U.S. border be returned home is a question of fairness with a strong Florida connection: If Cubans who flee their country are welcomed, why aren't those escaping gang violence and drug trafficking?
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio on Thursday called for an end to President Barack Obama's program that grants legal status to immigrant youth brought to the United States by their parents.
Marco Rubio, 43, found a way to call Hillary Rodham Clinton, 66, old without calling her old.
WASHINGTON — If Sen. Marco Rubio runs for president in 2016, it will be possible to look back to a packed room a few blocks from the Capitol on Wednesday as the birthplace of his platform.
WASHINGTON — Everywhere Florida Gov. Rick Scott goes, they go.
TALLAHASSEE — Sen. Marco Rubio is asking the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights to end its inquiry into Florida's Bright Futures scholarship program.